Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver
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Driver in 2011
Born
Amelia Fiona Jessica Driver

(1970-01-31) 31 January 1970 (age 51)
London, England, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
American
Alma materWebber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActress, singer, songwriter
Years active1991–present
Children1
Websitewww.minniedriver.com

Amelia Fiona Jessica "Minnie" Driver (born 31 January 1970) is a British-American[1] actress, singer and songwriter. For her role as Skylar in Gus Van Sant's Good Will Hunting, she was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Her other films include Grosse Pointe Blank; The Phantom of the Opera; and her breakout role in 1995, Circle of Friends.

In television, Driver starred with Eddie Izzard in the cult classic The Riches on FX for which she was nominated for both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. She has starred in the ABC sitcom Speechless; the NBC sitcom About a Boy; and in a recurring role in the NBC series Will & Grace. She has also starred in several miniseries in the UK including The Deep for BBC One.

Predating her work as an actress, Driver started as a recording artist and has released three full solo albums over the span of her career. She has also lent her voice to a variety of animated series and films including SuperMansion, Tarzan; and Princess Mononoke as well as video games including Jurassic Park: Trespasser for DreamWorks Interactive and Electronic Arts.

  1. ^ "Cranky Critic StarTalk: Minnie Driver". Crankycritic.com. Archived from the original on 31 January 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2010.